The month of May is traditionally saturated with many festive cultural events in Shumen. In 2023, it will be 210 years since the first civil celebration of the Holy Brothers Cyril and Methodius, and the festive day will begin with a liturgy in the Church of the Holy Ascension. After her, at 10:30 a.m., a lithium procession will leave from there, which will continue to the Shumen Municipality building. It will be accompanied by a specially prepared show about letters and literature. The solemn session of the Municipal Council is at 11.45. Then the arts and culture awards will be presented. For the eighth year in a row, a spelling and calligraphy competition is held on this day at the initiative of the Second Primary School “Dr. Peter Beron” in Shumen. The winners will be awarded at 18:00 in front of the Freedom Monument next to the Municipality. The celebration for the children of Shumen will continue with animation, fun games, quizzes and lots of dancing. At 18.
Guests at the Shumen festival are Vladimir Ampov – Grafa and “Destiny” quartet. The concert starts at 8:00 p.m. in front of the Municipality building. The following day, May 12, the young musicians Viktor and Alexander Vichevi will play with the Shumen Symphony, with conductor Levon Monukyan, and on May 13, the National Festival of Cheerleader Dance “Madarski Konnik” will begin, which will be held on two consecutive days – Saturday and Sunday.